School Nurse

Staff / Full-Time

Charles River School, Dover, MA

We are seeking an experienced Nurse who is excited to be a part of a PreK-8 school community. The successful candidate will help further the school’s commitment to health and wellness through providing excellent care to students, helping create and carry out health policies, and teaching a portion of our Growth Education curriculum. This is a fulltime position with a competitive salary and benefits package.


  • Evaluate and manage health needs of all students, including those with specific health needs such as life-threatening allergies, diabetes, and asthma
  • Provide first aid and emergency care for a range of injuries and health conditions
  • Regular communication with parents
  • Administer prescribed medication, assures documentation is in order, maintains medication log, stores medication properly
  • Maintain student health records, including annual physical exam documentation and daily record of student visits
  • Prepare and submit reports to the Department of Public Health
  • Collaborate with the Athletic Director, School Counselor, and others to assess health/safety hazards and ensure the health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff
  • Organize and oversee annual CPR/AED certification for faculty and staff
  • Provide health education to students, faculty, staff, and parents, including training on emergency plans for specific students


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of two years of experience as a Registered Nurse with pediatric/adolescent healthcare experience; school nurse experience strongly preferred
  • Current CPR and AED certification
  • Demonstrated commitment to community, equity, and inclusion in health care practices and policies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, while being a strong team member
  • Attention to detail and impeccable follow-through
  • Demonstrated ability to
    • read, analyze, and interpret scientific, technical, and professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations
    • respond to inquiries and complaints from students, parents, school employees, or regulatory agencies
    • write correspondence, reports, notices
    • effectively present information to students, parents, and school employees

Charles River School actively seeks candidates who will contribute and are committed to a diverse school community and inclusive educational practices. Interested individuals should send a resume and letter of interest to (please use “nurse” as the subject line) and fill out the CRS Employment Application by clicking this link:

Charles River School

Dover, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender